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Description

Elongated ovoid-shaped basket; body tapers inward from top to bottom; hinged lid with velvet applique panel with needlework; basket interior and interior of lid lined with turquoise satin; tall arched handle; clasp on side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
needlepoint (needleworking)
rattan
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
Rattan
rattan
Satin
satin
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
12 x 6.875 x 10.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1244
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6338

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